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Iron Pen 2016 Writing prompt

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Iron Pen entries are due promptly at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 25. Entries must be delivered in hard copy to the SLCC Community Writing Center, 210 East 400 South, Ste. 8.

For additional information, see Rules & Guidelines. If you have questions, see our Events page or call us at 957-2192.

Where Art Lives: Utah Arts Festival

June 23-June 26, 12-10 p.m.

Come visit the SLCC Community Writing Center and participate in one of our many one-hour writing workshops for kids and adults, magnetic poetry, plus a variety of community readings. Be sure to register for the CWC’s 10th Annual Iron Pen competition (a 24-hour writing marathon) by 5 p.m. Friday, June 24th. Most CWC events are free with admission to the festival.

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The festival is free to the public on Thursday, June 23rd. Purchase UAF tickets for additional days.

The SLCC Community Writing Center (CWC) supports, motivates and educates people of all abilities and educational backgrounds who want to use writing for practical needs, civic engagement and personal expression.In addition to an open space available for writing, we provide opportunities to enhance writing abilities through such programs as Writing Coaching , Writing Workshops, the DiverseCity Writing Series, Salt Lake Teens Write, and Community Writing Partners. Recipient of the 2012 Mayors Artist Award and the 2012 League of Innovations Award. Click here for a brief history of the CWC. These programs are open to all Salt Lake area residents.

Note: If you are an SLCC Student working on an academic assignment, please visit the Student Writing Center.

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SLCC Community Writing Center
210 East and 400 South, Suite 8
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Phone: 801-957-2192

Hours of Operation
Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed Sunday & Holidays

Salt Lake Community College

4600 South Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
801-957-SLCC (7522)

Student Services hours: M-Th: 7 am - 7 pm; Fr 7 am - 4:30 pm
Enrollment Info: 801-957-4073

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